Job Description



Babcock Australasia is a leader in providing critical support services to various sectors, including defence. We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced COMSEC Officer (COMSECO) to join our team. As a COMSEC Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient application of COMSEC measures within Babcock, as designated by the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).


About the Role:

As the COMSEC Officer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining Babcock COMSEC Security Practices and Procedures (SPP) in strict accordance with ACSI 104B and 53F. Your role includes liaising with CASG for the procurement of CCIs and HACE, developing associated Key Management Plans (KMP), Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), and Site Security Plans (SSP). You will implement and monitor controls and safeguards outlined in the COMSEC SPP, ensuring compliance with ACSI 104. Additionally, you will manage nominations for COMSEC officer bearers, grant access to COMSEC material, conduct debriefings, and provide updated access lists to relevant authorities.



Core Duties:

  • Develop and maintain COMSEC Security Practices and Procedures (SPP) in accordance with ACSI 104B and 53F.
  • Liaise with CASG for procurement and develop associated plans (KMP, CONOPS, SSP).
  • Ensure implementation of controls and safeguards in the COMSEC SPP.
  • Submit nominations for COMSEC officer bearers to ASD for approval.
  • Grant access to COMSEC material and provide briefings to individuals with access.
  • Debrief individuals when necessary and maintain an updated access list.
  • Submit reports on matters affecting COMSEC material integrity to the Director ASD.
  • Ensure unauthorized access is prevented through various measures, including maintaining files, conducting routine destruction, and managing combinations for storage facilities.
  • Conduct musters and safeguard combinations according to ACSI 53F.


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a COMSECO.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to achieve desired results.


Your experience as a COMSEC Officer, combined with your communication and technical skills, will contribute significantly to the success of our defense operations. Join Babcock Australasia and be part of a team committed to excellence in security practices and procedures.


Who we are

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain NV1 Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.


Job Req # SF54366